Monday Night Raw – May 12, 2003: There Must Be Something Good

Monday Night Raw Date: May 12, 2003 Location: First Union Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the final Raw before Judgment Day and the big matches are Goldberg vs. Christian inside a cage and Chris Jericho vs. Kevin Nash. Both of these matches are Steve Austin’s ideas, which makes me think that […]

Smackdown – September 30, 2005: Not Bad For An Old Guy

Smackdown Date: September 30, 2005 Location: Laredo Entertainment Center, Laredo, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz Welcome back to the “I Have No Idea Why This Was Requested Corner”. This would be coming up on No Mercy 2005 so Eddie Guerrero is chasing Smackdown World Champion Batista. It’s also a pretty forgotten era for Smackdown but […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1991: The Hart of the Company

Summerslam 1991 Date: August 26, 1991 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Roddy Piper, Gorilla Monsoon This is a show that almost no one remembers other than one match. The main event is Hogan/Warrior vs. Slaughter/Adnan/Mustafa, which would have been a much better match a few months […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XIII: This Might Be My Favorite Match Ever

Wrestlemania XIII Date: March 23, 1997 Location: Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 18,197 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler There’s a very strong case that this is the night where the Attitude Era began. I’m not sure if that’s the case but it beats almost anything else for second place. The alleged main event […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1992: And it’s All for the Title

Royal Rumble 1992 Date: January 19, 1992 Location: Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, New York Attendance: 17,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan This year’s Rumble is often called the greatest ever, but I wonder how much of that is because of Bobby Heenan’s masterful commentary. The WWF Title is on the line in the Rumble, which to […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1997: The Night That Changed Everything

Survivor Series 1997 Date: November 9, 1997 Location: Molson Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Attendance: 20,593 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We had to get here eventually. This is the show that changes everything in wrestling and officially launches the WWF into a new era. Aside from the big moment on the show, we also have […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1991: It Still Makes Me Mad

Survivor Series 1991 Date: November 27, 1991 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan This show marks a change of pace from the Survivor Series formula and it was for the better. The fans saw little to no reason to buy a pay per view with nothing on the […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1997: Bret’s World

Summerslam 1997 Date: August 3, 1997 Location: Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 20,213 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon, Jim Ross We’re in a very different era now as the WWF has finally realized they needed to step things up against WCW. The result was the rise of Steve Austin in his war […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1992: Rule Britania

Summerslam 1992 Date: August 31, 1992 Location: Wembley Stadium, London, England Attendance: 80,355 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This is probably the most famous of all the Summerslams even to this day as we’re not only outside but for the first and only time ever, a regular PPV is being held in England. It’s another […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1990: One Of My Favorites

Summerslam 1990 Date: August 27, 1990 Location: Philadelphia Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 19,304 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Roddy Piper This is a personal favorite of mine as I’ve probably seen this show upwards of 40 times. It was the first tape I ever owned and I went through at least two copies. We have a double […]